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8 months
ago

Stella Summer Music Series 2013 at Flo & Santos

August 14, 2013–Chicagoans joined together for Chicago magazine’s third Stella Summer Music Series event at Flo & Santos, which featured a special acoustic performance by Gina Venier. Guests enjoyed complimentary Stella Artois and music.

9 months
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Stella Summer Music Series 2013 at Estate Ultra Bar

July 17, 2013–Fun-loving Chicagoans joined together for Chicago magazine’s second Stella Summer Music Series event at Estate Ultra Bar, which featured a special performance by Reels Green. Guests enjoyed complimentary Stella Artois and live music.

9 months
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Exploring a Secluded Lake House with Chicago Architecture Foundation

July 13, 2013–The Chicago Architecture Foundation and AIA Chicago opened a secluded beach house in Indiana for an afternoon tour. This cozy home is situated on Lake Michigan sand dunes and features sustainable, local materials. Participants in this “At Home” program heard from the homeowners and the architect, John DeSalvo, while enjoying refreshments. Afterward, they toured the home and relaxed on the sun-drenched roof deck.

9 months
ago

GE Monogram “Kitchens in Paradise” Challenge

July 10, 2013–The GE Monogram Design Center hosted an evening of cooking demonstrations to celebrate its grand opening. Guests dined on delectable dishes by chefs Paul Virant of Perennial Virant, Brett Vibber of Roka Akor, and Jared Van Camp of Nellcôte, RM Champagne Salon, and Old Town Social.

9 months
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Stella Summer Music Series 2013 at Lizzie McNeill’s

June 26, 2013–Beer and music lovers of Chicago gathered at Lizzie McNeill’s for the first Stella Summer Music Series event of the year. Guests indulged in complimentary Stella Artois as artist Julian Bell performed an acoustic set.

9 months
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More from Summer Lovin’ 2013

June 21, 2013–Alex Perez, ABC News correspondent, and Brian Merel, chef and FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen contestant, emceed this year’s Summer Lovin’ event, where they presented Chicago magazine’s 20 most eligible singles. Delicious bites were provided by Black Dog Gelato, Chicago Q, Copper Rock Steakhouse at Four Winds New Buffalo, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Glazed and Infused, Hot Woks Cool Sushi, Magnolia Bakery, M Burger, Mercadito, Mercat a la Planxa, Nacional 27, New England Seafood Company Fish Market, RPM Italian, Taco Joint, Zocalo, The Palm Restaurant, and Wolfgang Puck Catering. Drinks were provided by Ketel One Vodka, Don Julio, Bulleit Bourbon, Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray, Zacapa Rum, Stella Artois, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Stella Artois Cidre, and Once Upon a Vine. Mercedes-Benz vehicles were displayed at the entrance. Guests enjoyed photo opportunities courtesy of Spex and Navy Pier. The raffle was kindly donated by American Airlines and Waikiki Parc. Partygoers relaxed in the vitaminwater® lounge.

9 months
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Summer Lovin’ 2013

June 21, 2013–Chicago magazine and The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated Chicago magazine’s 20 most eligible singles at the 13th annual Summer Lovin’ event. Partygoers gathered at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago to enjoy an evening of fun, complete with delicious bites from 17 of the city’s hottest restaurants, an array of signature cocktails, a silent auction, a Hawaiian vacation raffle, a flip book station, photo booth, dancing, and much more. All proceeds from the 2013 event will support innovative bone marrow transplant research to improve cancer care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

10 months
ago

Downtown Oak Park’s 2nd Annual Uncork IL

June 1, 2013–More than 2200 wine lovers raised a glass of Illinois wine and sampled locally crafted gourmet goodies at Downtown Oak Park’s second annual “Uncork Illinois” event. Sponsored in part by Chicago magazine, festival goers enjoyed the sound of live jazz, courtesy of WDCB, while strolling, shopping and sipping in a charming downtown setting. Chicago magazine promoted their new mobile dining and drinking app onsite as well as distributed the June 2013 issue which featured Oak Park in the Arena Insider’s Guide section.

10 months
ago

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Annual Community Celebration

June 7, 2013–United Way of Metropolitan Chicago hosted its annual Community Celebration event on Friday, June 7 to honor the contributions of top corporate partners, volunteers, board members and donors who support the organization’s LIVE UNITED 2020 community-impact plan and announce community impact results from the last year. John Idler, President and General Manager of ABC 7 Chicago, spoke to the importance of the need for all sectors of the community to come together in addressing community issues.